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Park proponent Joe Pratt of Sherman listens intently to the national park debate at Schenck High School of East Millinocket on Thursday, June 18, 2015.

Now what? After anti-park votes, a crossroads in the Katahdin region

With two recent votes in East Millinocket and Medway rejecting the idea of a national park adjacent to Baxter State Park, the area faces a …
Amish women make doughnuts and other glazed sweets on Wednesday at the Community Market in Unity.

‘Part of the community': Amish finding welcome acceptance in Unity

Fresh-faced young women wearing pristine white caps, long plain cotton dresses and flip-flops bustled around the kitchen Wednesday morning, the insistent, delicious …

Take a peek at the 4 places in Maine nominated for the National Historic Register

Four sites in Maine have been recognized for their historic and cultural significance — and are on the way to making it official.

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Reports: Chesterville teen pulled from Rome pond dies

BANGOR | The Chesterville teen who was involved in a swimming accident Thursday afternoon …

Backpack prompts bomb scare in downtown Camden

A camouflage backpack led to a section of downtown Camden being shut …


Spectators watch fireworks from Jones Park in Gulfport, Mississippi, on Wednesday July 4, 2012. The park has been almost completely rebuilt since being destroyed by Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

Happy Independence Day

Two-hundred thirty-nine years ago, representatives in the Continental Congress met in Philadelphia and adopted their Declaration of Independence. It expressed frustration and anger with the …



Bangor’s newest restaurant opening

The much anticipated new restaurant in Downtown Bangor, Evenrood’s, is opening its doors tonight (July 2) at 5 p.m. Patrons are encouraged to call for …

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